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Funeral Arrangements Announced for Owensboro Officer Shartez McHenry

Funeral Celebration to take place April 15th at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home in Owensboro.

Posted: Apr 12, 2021 9:04 AM
Updated: Apr 12, 2021 12:13 PM

Funeral arrangements are set for an Owensboro Police Officer who passed away last week.

Officer Shartez McHenry will have a funeral celebration Thursday, April 15th at 11:00 a.m. at the Haley McGinnis Funeral Home and Crematory on Locust Street in Owensboro. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery.

Visitation will take place at the funeral home Wednesday from 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to the time of the service.

Original Story: Owensboro Police Mourn the Loss of an Officer

Attendance at the funeral will be limited due to COVID-19 restrictions. The event will be live-streamed on the Haley McGinnis Facebook page.  Those who will attend the funeral will be asked to wear masks and adhere to social distancing requirements inside the funeral home.

Officer McHenry was a 7-year member of the Owensboro Police Department.  She also volunteered her time at Girls Incorporated, the YMCA, Owensboro Parks, and Wendell Foster.  She is a 2004 graduate of Owensboro High School, received a degree from Daymar College before graduating from the Police Academy at Eastern Kentucky University.

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